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Some of Russia's neighbors are looking to boost their military capabilities in the face of the nuclear-armed power's continued occupation of Crimea.
March 7, 2014 | Douglas P. Guarino | Security of Chemicals
Lawmakers are urging new rules be issued under an existing Obama executive order.
International officials said Syria appears poised to miss a March 15 target date for eliminating a dozen chemical-arms manufacturing sites, Reuters reports.
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March 7, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Preparedness and Response, Radiological
Congressional auditors are telling the Energy Department it should collaborate more with other key agencies on developing ways to secure radiological items.
March 7, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
An Iranian envoy said his nation held meaningful technical discussions with six other nations this week on its long-running nuclear dispute, Reuters reports.
March 7, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction
A senior U.S. diplomat stressed Russia's "self-interest" in eliminating Syria's chemical arms, as a rift grew between Moscow and other capitals over Ukraine.
March 7, 2014 | Bio-Preparedness and Response , Bio-Surveillance , Preparedness and Response, Chemical
Miniature lasers could play a key role in sniffing out possible chemical or biological threats from safe distances.
China on Friday acknowledged that a recent North Korea ballistic-missile test put at risk a passenger airplane flying in its path, Reuters reported.
March 7, 2014
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Dan Green, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency manager, on efforts to develop a small and portable chemical- and biological-threat detection technology.
We also want to take a couple of zeroes off the price tag.